The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 55 76
Rank change year-on-year -20 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.14% 2.44% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 3.01% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 12
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 531 802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 88.80% 80.82% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 530 446 678
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rotherham +7 1 £42,500 -2.85%
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Apple
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Behat
7 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (16.67%) Confluence
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (8.33%) CRM

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Pensions Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Behat
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Apple